1484


1484

Year 1484 was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar).

Events of 1484

* March 26 - William Caxton, the first printer of books in English, prints his translation of "Aesop's Fables".
* July 6 - Portuguese sea captain Diogo Cão finds the mouth of Congo River.
* July 22 - Battle of Lochmaben Fair: A 500-man raiding party led by Alexander Stewart, Duke of Albany and James Douglas, 9th Earl of Douglas is defeated by forces loyal to Albany's brother James III of Scotland; Douglas is captured.
* August 29 - Pope Innocent VIII succeeds Pope Sixtus IV as the 213th pope.
* September 15 - Peter Arbues is assaulted while praying in the cathedral at Saragossa, Spain; he dies on September 17. He had been appointed Inquisitor of Aragon by the Inquisitor General, Tomás de Torquemada, in the campaign against heresy and crypto-Judaism.
* December 5 - Pope Innocent VIII gives the inquisition a mission to hunt heretics and witches in Germany, led by Heinrich Kramer and Jacob Sprenger.
* The first sugar mill becomes operational in the Gran Canaria.
* The first cuirassier units (kyrissers) are formed in Austria.
* The King of Portugal appoints a commission of mathematicians to perfect tables to help seamen find their latitude.

Births

* January 1 - Huldrych Zwingli, Swiss religious reformer (d. 1531)
* January 17 - George Spalatin, German religious reformer (d. 1545)
* February 21 - Elector Joachim I of Brandenburg (d. 1535)
* March 4 - George, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach (d. 1543)
* April 12 - Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (d. 1546)
* April 23 - Julius Caesar Scaliger, Italian humanist scholar (d. 1558)
* August 24 - Bartolomé de Las Casas, Spanish bishop in Mexico (d. 1566)
* November 29 - Joachim Vadian, Swiss humanist and reformer (d. 1551)
*"date unknown"
**Hosokawa Takakuni, Japanese military commander (d. 1531)

Deaths

* March 4 - Saint Casimir, Prince of Poland (b. 1458)
* April 9 - Edward of Middleham, Prince of Wales (b. c. 1473)
* July 11 - Mino da Fiesole, Italian sculptor (b. c. 1429)
* August 12
**Pope Sixtus IV (b. 1414)
**George of Trebizond, Greek philosopher (b. 1395)
* October 2 - Isabel Plantagenet, descendant of Edward III of England
* December - Premislav of Tost, Silesian ruler (b. 1425)
*"date unknown"
**William Sinclair, 1st Earl of Caithness (b. 1410)
**Luigi Pulci, Italian poet (b. 1432)


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